Category Archives: Google

Gmail HACK – How to Protect yourself from Gmail Session Hackers!

Here’s an interesting video that shows hackers sniffing the Wifi to retrieve Gmail cookie. Of course, this is when you are using Gmail without HTTPS secure access.

For secure Gmail, simply use https://gmail.com instead of http://gmail.com.

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Google Hack – Get Olympic Scores/Schedule on Google!

Google is providing some live scores and schedules if you type, “xxx olympics”, where “xxx” is the name of your sport.

Try this for soccer

Search Engine Land noticed that Google now shows a onebox* for certain Olympics-related queries, like tennis olympics or taekwondo olympics. This seems to work

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Some Cool Hacks for GMail, GoogleDocs, and more!

Lifehacker has a new post that features some cool hacks for GMail, GoogleDocs, and some other hacks you can’t miss.

Are you using Google Spreadsheets as your web-based spreadsheet editor alternative to desktop programs like Excel? If you do, give the “magic” auto-completions a try. To understand what this does, enter “Superman” in the top left cell, and enter “Batman” and “Wonder Woman” in the cells below. Now select all three cells you created. Hold down the Ctrl key, and drag the bottom right corner of the selection downwards ov

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Google Talk for the iPhone

Google Talk is now available for the iPhone without any modifications other than pointing your Safari browser to www.google.com/talk.

There are some differences from using Google Talk on your computer. For instance, in order to receive instant messages with Google Talk on your iPhone, the application needs to be open in your Safari browser. When you navigate away to another browser window or application, your status will be changed to “unavailable” and your Google Talk session wi

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GoogleMaps working on Voice Search with Blackberries

Google is working on voice search functions with their GoogleMaps on Blackberries.  Now, this is really old news as I have covered Microsoft’s TellMe service which does exact same thing for more Blackberries except using Microsoft’s LIVE search and LIVE maps.

Now, in the long run, I would predict Google win this v

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Google Media Server bridges the gap between Google and your TV!

Google has just announced their new Google Media Server, which supposedly bridges the gap between Google and your TV or any UPnP devices such as PS3.

It looks like a great way to organize your media files in your PC, especially if you are displaying them to your TV or simply want to access them from your PS3, XBOX, whatever.

Google Media Server is

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Trackstick for Google Earth Tracking your Travels!

Check out Trackstick if you are interested in automatically logging your travels so you can view them later on Google Earth!

It works anywhere on the planet. Traveled locations can be shown via a red line that is traced on satellite photos and 3D terrain using the latest mapping technologies from Google™ Earth. Trackstick continuously records its exact route, stop times, speed, direction, and other valuable information, all of which can be quickly downl

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Google’s Co-Founder Sergey Brin invests in Future Space Flights!

Yey, let’s see if Sergey can take himself to space soon with his $5 Million investment.

A new investor is likely to occupy one of the two available seats on Space Adventures’ 2011 flight: Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google. He made a $5 million investment in the company that will serve as a deposit on a future flight.

Space Adventures plans to announce the flight and Mr. Brin’s participation in a news conference Wednesday morning at the Explorers Club in New York.

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GeoQuake brings you GoogleMaps Driving Game!

Now, you can drive on GoogleMaps or fly on GoogleEarth. It’s really fun, I think there’s a potential for dozens of games and money to made off these types of apps.

The first, taking advantage of Google Maps’ new ability to work with Flash applications, lets you drive a car, bus, or truck around Google Maps. It won’t bat an eye if you drive through a building or into the ocean, but Katsuomi

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North Oaks, Minnesota tells Google Maps to Fu** off!

Uh oh… It looks like Google Maps Street View is invading privacy of private lands.  Although most people probably won’t care that much but how did Google Maps get pictures of private lands in the first place?

Since the introduction of Google Maps’ Street View last spring, the feature has caused controversy in several cities and with the federal government. The Pentagon banned Google Maps from taking any images of military facilities, and a Pittsburgh couple sued the company over images

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